"It could’ve gone that way."
Seriously, I can’t be more thankful to yates
Hermione turned and beamed at Harry; her eyes too were full of tears.
“… then I declare you bonded for life.”
Hermione + looking at Harry (Order of the Phoenix)
And you got it perfectly, you got perfectly the sort of mixture of awkwardness and genuine emotion, because it teeters on the edge of “What are we doing? Oh come on let’s do it anyway,” which I thought was just right for that time. - Jo Rowling